Lingchei Letty Chen is professor of Modern Chinese Literature and currently serves as Chair of East Asian Languages and Cultures Department at Washington University in St. Louis. She received her doctorate in Comparative Literature from Columbia University. Her most recent publication is The Great Leap Backward: Forgetting and Representing the Mao Years (Cambria Press, Cambria Sinophone World Series, 2020).
On the Chinese Cultural Revolution: Thought Exercises for the 21st Century
LARB presents a conversation with four scholars on the Chinese Cultural Revolution: Lingchei Letty Chen, Nan Z. Da, Frank Dikötter, and Jie Li....